New Delhi: The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) has arrested a drug peddler named Basit on Wednesday morning with hyperlinks to Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty. Based on NCB sources, Showik allegedly used to purchase medicine from Basit.
That is the second arrest made by the NCB in lower than 24 hours. On Tuesday night, the company arrested one other drug peddler after conducting a number of raids based mostly on info associated to drug provide. The arrested drug peddler has been recognized as Zaid. As per sources, Basit had launched Showik to Zaid.
With these two arrests and the drug peddlers’ hyperlinks to Showik, it has been learnt that the NCB can quickly summon Rhea and her brother for questioning.
In the meantime, as per sources, the NCB sleuths on Tuesday additionally detained two extra alleged drug suppliers and introduced them to its Mumbai workplace for questioning.
The NCB has already registered a legal case towards Rhea, Showik, her expertise supervisor Jaya Saha and a Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya below a number of sections of the NDPS Act.
Rhea and Gaurav Arya allegedly exchanged messages about drug consumption. Her deleted WhatsApp chats hinted at a potential drug conspiracy in Sushant’s case.
Gaurav Arya has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and appeared for questioning on Monday and Tuesday. The ED is recording his assertion below the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act (PMLA).
He, nevertheless, has claimed he had by no means met Sushant however stated that he had met Rhea as soon as in 2017. He additionally acknowledged that he has no reference to the Sushant case.